Mourners pay final respects

On the evening of October 23,1970 two tankers collided six miles south of the Isle of Wight. 13 crewmen died.

Flames from the oil tanker Pacific Glory could be seen from Portsdown Hill

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HUNDREDS of friends paid tribute to a young powerboat champion killed in a crash.

As reported, Dean Paling, 23, died on Southwick Road, near Boarhunt, alongside friend Tom Emery, 24, on December 2.

About 100 cars, many of which were modified, followed Mr Paling’s coffin, which was on the back of a flat-bed truck in a convoy from Hedge End Business Park to the funeral.

As reported, dozens of friends had gathered at the crash site to lay flowers after the crash.